The IMF, the neoliberal agenda and the world we’ve built

The IMF is questioning elements of the “neoliberal agenda”. As a headline that’s big news and the article that appeared on the Fund’s website yesterday evening is well worth taking the time to read.


Three weeks I wrote that:

Right now, I wouldn’t be at all surprised if a year that began with a deflation/growth scare ended with an inflation scare.

Now, predicting the “return of inflation” is something of a trope of post-2009 economic commentary and…

The shortest Greece post ever

It has been suggested to me, somewhat forcibly, that ten thousand words about a bailout package from five years ago that’s long since been superseded, was a bit too much. I disagree, of course — picking over old case studies is how you learn in business school, and it’s a good